Cooking a shorelunch
Credit: Scott Gardner

Going fishing on your next adventure? Here's how to enjoy your catch

A blackened grill over a bed of hot coals. A cast-iron skillet of bubbling oil. Fish so fresh, they're still flipping. And that sweet aroma of wood smoke and fillets on the fry.

If you fish on your adventures, there's nothing better than delicious, well-earned shorelunch. "A lot of my long-term return guests find the shorelunch to be a highlight of the day," agrees Tony Jeffers, a guide at Great Bear Lake Lodge in the Northwest Territories. So, just how special are these feasts? To find out, we asked four top fishing guides to share their culinary secrets.